Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodations: Electra Metropolis Athens
The Acropolis of Athens
Kalimera (Good Morning)! After breakfast at the hotel, be awed by the majesty of the restored buildings that compose the famous Acropolis, located on a flat rock overlooking Athens. Enjoy breathtaking views from the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Learn from an expert guide about the history of this citadel which is home to some of Greece’s most famous monuments, including the Parthenon. Decorated with spectacular sculptures throughout, the Acropolis is a testimony to the greatness of Ancient Greece.
Panathenaic Stadium and Junior Adventurer Mini-Marathon
Take a guided tour of the Panathenaic Stadium. Built entirely from white marble on the remains of an ancient Greek stadium, the Panathenaic hosted the first modern Olympic games in 1896. Learn about its fascinating history and take advantage of the dramatic photo opportunities it provides. Junior Adventurers can compete in a mini-marathon to win a prize fit for an ancient Olympian!
Lunch in the Plaka
Partake in a lively lunch at a local taverna where you’ll enjoy an excellent meal while being entertained by live music and dancers.
On Your Own Time in the Plaka
Stroll along the streets of the Plaka, a vibrant quarter lined with red-tiled roofs and fragrant jasmine blossoms, where you’ll delight in the museums, monuments and variety of shops.
Dinner On Your Own
Find a taverna for dinner that offers traditional Greek cuisine or a restaurant with choices from an international menu. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend activities and restaurants that your family would enjoy.